Monday, February 2, 2004

  • Dems Shift Focus To Race, Poverty In South Carolina and New Mexico, A Minority Majority State

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    Primaries and caucuses will be held in seven states tomorrow in the 2004 campaign’s biggest day so far. People of color comprise a large percentage of the vote in a number of the states. We take a look at two of them: South Carolina where African Americans comprise 37% of the voters and New Mexico where Hispanics and Native Americans actually outnumber whites.

  • CBS Censorship At Super Bowl? Network Bars Progressive MoveOn.org Ads

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    CBS refused to sell ad time to MoveOn and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals during the Super Bowl because the network claimed it did not accept advocacy advertising. Democracy Now! broadcasts the banned ad and a few others and hears from MoveOn’s campaign director.

  • Kucinich Harshly Critical of Election Media Coverage and Iraq Occupation

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    As some pundits and a New York Times editorial call for Rep. Dennis Kucinich and the Rev. Al Sharpton to be excluded from future debates we play an extended interview with Kucinich discussing the occupation of Iraq and the corporate media’s coverage of his campaign.

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